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In 2-3 paragraphs of thoughtful prose, comment on Oedipus's excessive pride. Does his hubris bring about his downfall? Is his fate simply inescapable because foreordained by the gods? Oedipus is the King of Thebe’s who left his home of Corinth after learning of his horrible fate. He did not want to kill his father or marry his mother, so he fled in the direction of Thebes. He crosses paths with his real father without knowing and ended up killing him. He reached Thebes and solved the Sphinxes riddle. He was full of pride when crowned king and married the widow Jakosta. He sees that his city is failing and is determined to find out why the Gods are angry and have plagued the city. He sends his brother-in-law Kreon to the temple of Apollo to speak with the God and find out what is plaguing their city. Kreon returns with the news that the man who is responsible for killing King Laios needs to be punished. King Oedipus agreed that the killer

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